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Mountaintop Southwestern Adobe - Great Views

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Pagosa Springs House Rental Photos and Description

4 BR (3 without in-law) + Convertible queen, 2-3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

Casa-del-Sol ('House of the Sun') southwestern adobe nestled in Colorado's San Juans, 3 acre ridgetop setting above the San Juan River, breathtaking mountain views with visiting wildlife.

Fully equipped kitchen(s), gas fireplace, ping pong in family room, games, videos, DVD's, Flat screen TV, books etc.; washer/dryer available.

(2-3) TVs, DVD and VCR, 3 miles to the Hot Springs, less than a mile from the Echo reservoir for fishing, hiking, picnicking, wildlife viewing.

25 minutes to Wolf Creek Ski Area

7 minutes to the Hot Springs, downtown Pagosa Springs

In law additional at option; kitchenette, queen bed, 3rd bath; right off the dining room; sliders to deck, connecting with house; extra cost $79/night - sleeps 2 more

Keywords: house

  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Lois Erickson
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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October 12, 2016
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based on 8 traveler reviews

Mountaintop Southwestern Adobe - Great Views
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
Casa Grande, AZ

Can't wait to go back!

  • 5 of 5

This house is very clean and comfortable. There were eight of us in our party and we had plenty of room. If we had any questions or concerns someone was just a phone call away and they took care of any needs that we had. We stayed during the 4th of the July and the fireworks display in Pagosa Springs was fantastic! We took several day trips to the most beautiful scenic spots and the drive was less than 30 minutes to get there. There is so much to do and see. I am very particular when it comes to cleanliness and comfort and "Casa Del Sol" met all of my expectations. This vacation rental is very affordable for the size and comfort, I would recommend this vacation rental and guarantee you won't regret it.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2007
  • Stayed: Jun 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am delighted to have someone take the time to compliment my accomodations, and I am happy to share my home that others may enjoy it as I do! My manager and cleaning service are close by and always on top to help make sure people can have a special and memorable stay. I am just now able to take credit cards, and have a new program for returning guests with a discount! I welcome any inquiries for Casa del Sol, and thank you for staying with us!
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The owner was exceptionally gracious.

  • 4 of 5

We come to Pagosa every year with our grandchildren who look forward to it all year long. This house felt like home except for the fact that the first morning, we awoke to a construction crew working on the outside of the house. What we found out was that due to an unseasonable wet spring, the construction that started in March was long overdue to be complete. The owner (who is out of state) more than bent over backward to make things right. She stopped work immediately and called numerous times to make sure we were ok. The house is far enough from town to feel remote, but close enough that we can be in town within 15 minutes. We are a group of 10 and aged from 4 to 67. The hiking was glorious, there was plenty of room for the kids to ride their bikes and motor bike and I will hate to stop my morning ritual of having coffee on the front steps at 6am, where a wild rafter of turkeys came to visit every morning right up to the house. Tonight we saw 6 gorgeous bucks watching us in all their glory as we stopped to take pictures. We definitely recommend this house to you!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Mexico

A Fabulous Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from a wonderful weekend at Casa del Sol and our expectations were thoroughly exceeded. The property is very well appointed. My wife and I didn't lack a thing. The owner is very friendly and easy to work with. We enjoyed the turkeys, the spectacular views, and serenity. This place truly recharges the batteries. Casa del Sol is good for your soul.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marble Falls, TX

Great Stay in Pagosa

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Casa del Sol was superb. The house is grand and all appointments in the home were excellent. The home is close to town and yet out far enough to give you that Rocky Mountain retreat feeling. The views from the home are grand and made for great times on the deck. Wildlife was everywhere including mule deer and wild turkeys in the yard. The hummingbirds and local birdlife was spectactular including golden eagles.

If you want that southwest feeling and a Colorado vacation among the ponderosa pines this is the place for you. We can't wait for a return visit.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review...experiencing the wildlife around Casa is something I always look forward to...there was a time when 18 turkeys would cross my property every day- babies included! It was wonderful to have you as my guests - and learn also that our southwestern taste in design is so similar! Hope to have you visit again (and enjoy the new deck across the front!) for another mountain getaway...
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Corpus Christi, Texas

Amazing Vacation Home!

  • 5 of 5

This house was very clean and as described. We slept very comfortably and this home has all of the amenities you need to enjoy your stay. Beautiful location, quiet, and close to Wolf Creek. The town of Pagosa is a wonderful place to visit. Really enjoyed the quiet atmosphere, great views and saw elk and wild turkeys down on the hill. Comfortable beds, ping pong was fun on the lower level - can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your review is appreciated! It seems many people can get addicted to that ping pong game! (myself included), and others have enjoyed the magnetic dart game too; I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and my home, and hope you will visit us again!
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Guthrie, Oklahoma

What a house!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Casa del sol was magnificent. It was everything that we imagined and more. Pagosa Springs was a great choice for our vacation. It was perfect for the 6 of us. We had plenty of room. The view from inside and outside the house was breath taking. The quiet sounds of the San Juan river flowing behind the house was inspirational. The views were very enjoyable. We also enjoyed the games and ping pong table. During our stay we awoke to find to sweet bears in the front yard eating. We also have seen squirrels, chipmunks, birds, prairie dogs, deer, elk, lizards, and much more to mention. The house was well stocked with everything that we could think of. Larry was very helpful. He recommended the very yummy restaurants. A week was not long enough for us to see everything. We now how a new favorite place to vacation.

It was quite a struggle for us to leave Casa de sol and its wonderful views and weather. Beautiful house and town. What more can you ask for.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Durango Airport
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
84 and 160
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Wolf Creek Ski Area
Car: necessary

HOT SPRINGS! ....cycling, mountaineering, pond, forests, equestrian events, gambling casinos, bird watching, whitewater rafting, hunting big game, hunting small game, fly fishing, freshwater fishing, ice skating, water tubing, golf & ski privileges optional, massage therapist, waterfalls, ruins and scenic drives.


Rates & Availability

Pagosa Springs House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mar 21 2016 - Dec 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
Christmas-New Year
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Mar 10 2017 - Mar 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning up to 8 people $125
Tax Rate 8.8%

IN-LAW can be added for parties over 8; Includes Queen bed, kitchenette, full bath, sliders to deck, another TV; located directly off dining area, same level; approx 550 sf; $79/nt or $395/wk extra; 2 night min
Daily rates: $200/night; Weekly rates $1200; (approx one night is free)
Check In time is 4 PM; Check out time is 10 AM
Christmas-New Years special rate: $300/night; 1995/week
March Spring Break $260/night; $1595 week

WITH in law add 99/night, $550/wk
There is a cleaning fee of $125 for the main home and $60 for the in-law

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Pagosa Springs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Monument View
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • River ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , main level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , lower level
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , In Law Bathroom (optional additional cost)
  • Master Bedroom has access from inside the bedroom to the main bath; The lower level bath services the two bedrooms plus the queen pull-out; The In-Law bath services the in-law apartment right off the bedroom-living area. In Law Bath and Studio (Kit-Liv-Bed) optional extra cost
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , master bedroom, main level
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , lower level
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , lower level
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , Futon fold out in Family room
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , In law Apt attached to dining room (optional cost)
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3) With a standard rental, 2 queens in each of 2 bedrooms is included; an in-law apartment with a queen bed, kitchen, bathroom, covered porch can be offered for an additional price of $99 per night, thereby sleeping 10 people, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) A queen fold out futon is available with linens in the family room, with a movable divider for privacy at no extra charge
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
iron & board, coffee maker, blender, grill, spices, toaster, stove top burners, oven, washing machine & dryer, children's books, books adult, game room, games adults, games kids, radio, activities guide, ceiling fans, paper towels, central heating, local activities guide, alarm clocks, local maps, hair dryers in every bath, laundry soap, shampoo, toilet paper, soaps basic and towels provided.

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